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Training for a Dangerous Occupation

Driving is documented as the most dangerous work activity that most people carry out. With more people killed or injured in at-work accidents than in all other workplace accidents combined, road and fleet safety is a must for safety conscious companies.

To manage and where possible, reduce the risks that their employees face on the road, electrical energy efficiency contractors, William Dyer Electrical has splashed the cash on driver safety training for its entire workforce.

With a fleet of electricians on the road throughout the UK, the management team of William Dyer took the decision as part of a drive to reduce the risks that employees face on the road. The company has also installed vehicle tracking devices to monitor and evaluate speeds and driver performance of the staff on a day-to-day basis. The improvements in driving and overall results are published for the workforce to see, encouraging constant improvement.

MD William Dyer said: “The wellbeing of our employees is of paramount importance and we have a strong focus on health and safety throughout the company. Investing in driver safety certification and vehicle telematics has made our whole workforce more safety conscious while they are out on the road”.

Picture: William Dyer Electrical has splashed the cash on driver safety training for its entire workforce

Article written by Brian Shillibeer

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